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Lower Brule Man Pleads Guilty to Assault in Federal Court

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Lower Brule man pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury.  U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says that 53-year-old Earl LaRoche appeared in court yesterday and entered the guilty plea to an indictment charging him with the assault count.  The charge resulted...
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Tribal Relations Secretary Says 2013 State-Tribal Relations Day Planned for January 23

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The 2013 State-Tribal Relations Day is scheduled for later this month, with several activities to take place in Pierre.  J.R. LaPlante, Secretary of the Department of Tribal Relations says his office will host State-Tribal Relations Day on Wednesday, January 23.  This year’s event will focus on tribal housing needs...
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PARS Named as Recipient of “Round Up” Funds

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre Area Referral Service was named last week as the agency that will now begin receiving funds from the City of Pierre’s Municipal Electric Utility “Round Up” program.  The program started three years ago in 2009 and since that time, funds collected have been given to the Pierre Educational...
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Hong Kong Trade Director Visiting South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in San Francisco is visiting Pierre on Wednesday to meet with Gov. Dennis Daugaard and other economic leaders. Jeff Leung has directed the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in San Francisco since August 2009. Leung is responsible for strengthening...
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